The Infanta Maria, Duchess of Viseu (1521-1577), daughter of King Manuel I of Portugal and his wife Eleanor of Austria. Patron of arts and writing. Considered as a bride for her nephew and cousin Philip II of Spain. (Three of his four brides were closely related to him.) Separated from her mother when Eleanor married Francois I of France as her 2nd husband, and only spent a few weeks with her thereafter. Died unmarried.
Встреча. А.Ахматова. Как будто страшной песенки Веселенький припев - Идет по шаткой лесенке, Разлуку одолев. Не я к нему, а он ко мне - И голуби в окне... И двор в плюще, и ты в плаще По слову моему. Не он ко мне, а я к нему - во тьму, во тьму, во тьму.
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